Leaked documents show nations do not want to cut fossil fuels ahead of COP26

Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are reportedly some of the countries that have written a report to the UN asking for less emphasis to be put on the end of fossil fuels

UN: ‘Fossil fuel production will be more than double what is needed to stop global warming’

A new report from the UNEP claims that by 2030, governments will be producing 240% more coal than what is needed to keep warming at 1.5°C

Nissan joins UN-backed Race to Zero campaign

Earlier this year, the car manufacturer pledged to achieve carbon neutrality across its operations and the lifecycle of its products by 2050

SEforALL and Google launch initiative to decarbonise global electricity systems

They are developing a 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact, with plans to build a global coalition of companies, governments and others interested in fully decarbonising their energy consumption

COP26: Microsoft announced as Principal Partner for climate summit

Last year, the global technology company unveiled a detailed plan to become carbon negative by 2030 and remove all the carbon emitted since its founding by 2050

WPD joins UN’s Race to Zero

The DNO for the Midlands, South West and South Wales has committed to becoming a carbon-neutral business by 2028

Citi pledges $1tn to sustainable finance by 2030

It intends to finance and facilitate a wide array of climate solutions, including renewable energy, clean technology, water conservation, green buildings and sustainable agriculture and land use

IEA hosts COP26 Net Zero Summit

Global decisionmakers say there is a critical need for international collaboration and policy implementation to accelerate progress towards net zero in the run-up to COP26

PSG joins the UN to kick off climate action

The football club becomes the first in France to join the ‘Sports for Climate Action’ campaign and has taken action to lower its carbon footprint and educate fans

One in three of the UK’s biggest businesses commit to net zero

The government is calling on more companies to ‘step up, follow suit and pledge to join the fight against climate change’